chapter  11
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How to Start a Helping Session

Prepare a Problem-Solving Worksheet To prepare the worksheet, follow the instructions in Chapter 10. Give yourself at least ten blank liDes under the heading "Alternatives."

We recommend five activities in starting a helping session: invite the elient into the office, ask the elient to sit down, sit facing the elient, exchange initial greetings, and explain cOIifidentiality (this last is necessary only for the first session with the dient).